August 24-25, 2016  |  San Diego, CA

Experience the only conference of the year focused solely on craft beer finance & investment! Every brewery hits a plateau where they need to bring in experts in various fields to help them continue growing. Whether you're brewing 3000 barrels per year or 4 million, this is the conference where you'll learn from, and network with, the industry experts who can help you get to the next level!

Participating Companies:       Stone Brewing, First Beverage, Yuengling, OrchestratedBEER, North American Breweries, California Craft Brewers Association, Brewery Finance, My mis, Baker Tilly, Hess Brewing, The Export-Import Bank, Bank of America, Absolution Brewing Company, RSM, David Wright Tremaine, Zepponi & Co., Freetail Brewing, The Small Business Administration, Black Tooth Brewing Company, Encore Consumer Capital The Beer Institute, Good City Brewing, Crafting a Strategy, J&L Eppig Brewing, Live Oak Bank, Morgan Stanley, The Brewing & Distilling Network, CITD, BMO Harris Bank, WUSATA, Wine & Craft Beverage News, Dorsey & Whitney, Oval Options, Grant Thornton, Winthrop & Weinstine, Merrill Lynch, Freeland Briese, Brewers Advisory Group, Craft Beverage Insights, D.A. Davidson, Bank of the West, Wood Warren, 1st Community Bank, Green Hasson Janks, Lincoln International, SME Advisors, BeerAlien, Craft Beer World, Freak’N Brew, Core Brewing & Distilling, 21st Amendment Brewery,

Topics

Whether you're a brewpub, microbrewer or regional operation, industry experts will show you how to get the financing and investment you need to build/expand your business. Conference topics will include:
Lender and Investor Financing, Crowdfunding, Equipment Leasing and Financing, Mergers and Acquisitions

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Special Events

In addition to our speakers and industry panels, we're hosting a Dealmaker's Session to get your brewery seen by investors and lenders, a Craft Beer Tasting Hour with beers from around the nation, and an exclusive Brewery Start-Ups Seminar devoted solely to planning and starting a brewery!

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Sponsorship & Exhibiting

Get your name in front of your target audience and receive special discounts and benefits with our exhibit and sponsorship opportunities! Sponsorships are open to anyone involved in craft beer financing, operations, equipment or supplies, as well as established breweries.

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Conference Venue

The Manchester Grand Hyatt is a luxury urban retreat in the heart of downtown San Diego offering premium amenities and dramatic spaces. A block of sleeping rooms has been reserved at the dramatically reduced rate of $255 per night.

Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego
1 Market Place, San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 232-1234

Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego
1 Market Place, San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 232-1234

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Advisory Board

Michael W. Faircloth II, CRPS®
Vice President Senior Financial Advisor, Senior Portfolio Advisor, Merrill Lynch

Brian Mulvaney
Global Commercial Bank, Bank of America

Scott Ebert
Leader, National Beverage Practice Baker Tilly

Peter Cook
President, The Brewing & Distilling Network

Michael W. Faircloth II, CRPS®
Vice President Senior Financial Advisor, Senior Portfolio Advisor, Merrill Lynch

Brian Mulvaney
Global Commercial Bank, Bank of America

Scott Ebert
Leader, National Beverage Practice Baker Tilly

Peter Cook
President, The Brewing & Distilling Network